Hang Wang, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from the University of Queensland, Australia, was awarded the Lorenz G. Straub Award during a special SAFL seminar on October 11, 2016. The Lorenz G. Straub Award is awarded annually for the most meritorious thesis in hydraulic engineering, ecohydraulics, or a related field. Applicants are internationally entered and nominations may be made by any recognized civil and environmental engineering program in the world.
Wang was awarded the Straub Award medalion, a monetary award, and a place for his name and photo to stay alongside almost 50 years of other distinguished Straub Award winners.
The award ceremony was followed with a presentation by the distinguished speaker, Dr. Steven Ceccio from the University of Michigan. His presentation was on "Bubbly Shock Propogation and the Transition to Partial Cavity Shedding."